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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

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Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

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The changes are occurring at lightning speed and are spurred by technological advances, generational cohorts, environments/industry and data analytics. Let’s not forget that learners must also like the technology and be able to engage with it through ease of use and simplicity.

The Haptics wave is coming!

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For Serious Games, Immersive Learning and Simulated Practice, this technology holds a lot of promise. Greater immersion and engagement is directly proportional to the retention of learning and the effectiveness of the learning intervention. GBL pedagogy. Linkedin Profile.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

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MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Pedagogy is more important than technology.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

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For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. The take-home message is that a MOOC is not a pedagogy, it is a framework , and within that framework many things can happen, including learner-centered instruction.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments.

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

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And a final one is about the overall pedagogy. Yes, it’s quick bits, but they don’t mean as much on their own as in their cumulative effect over time. Whereas the cumulative effect of the event model dissipates quickly, the distributed model builds slowly!

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

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The supporter of blended training argue that by integrating the asynchronous internet communication technologies into simultaneous collaborative and independent learning experience is facilitated, and this aids massively to learners satisfaction and success in those courses [3].

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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

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Several pundits and observers have noted that MOOCs are following the Gartner hype cycle for emerging technologies, and most agree that we are now somewhere between the “trough of disillusionment” and the “slope of enlightenment,” on our way to the “plateau of productivity.”.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

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You are about to join the myriad companies that have seen their training programs blossom through the incorporation of this new form of technology-enabled learning. In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

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4) Choose the right educational technology. In my opinion learning becomes more effective when people are mutually active with the learning materials, with the learning environment. Concerning the technology that you will use I encourage you to use SurveyMonkey. Joan T.

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Interview with Terry Anderson

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However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. Terry: I think like any professional, distance educators need to know how to effectively use the tools of their trade.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

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In essence, through training relevancy, we don’t look to reshape the employees’ behavior rather the point is to teach them how things are carried out in an effective and proper way, so that they can carry out the processes at their own.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] January 5-8, 2012International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 25 th , Malmö,Sweden. link] January14-15, 2012 International Conference on Informationand Education Technology (ICIET), Mumbai, India.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

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Technology is changing at an exponential rate. As such, this format is most suitable for content that is time sensitive and training areas where information can change quickly, such as technology and software updates, or where all employees need to learn the content as soon as possible, such as for regulatory or policy changes. Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. How will you use these technologies in your training program?

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

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I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. The future looks bright for association e-learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

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Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy?

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Free e-Learning books

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> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C. Facilitation Online - The Center for Education Technology.